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Rutgers’ theology course features lyrics of Bruce Springsteen

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 2:00pm

A new theology course is “Born in”….the State of New Jersey, and is a perfect class for those who wish to “major in fun”.

The Gospel according to Springsteen?

A New Jersey university is offering students a theology class examining the many religious references found in Garden State favorite son Bruce Springsteen’s songwriting.

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Hey, Let’s Have Hollywood Celebrities Teach Online Courses

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm

Academia hasn’t drifted far enough to the left already. Let’s get Hollywood involved.

Jeffrey R. Young of Slate reports.

The New Rock-Star Professor

Free online courses do big numbers these days. So-called MOOCs, or massive open online courses, typically get tens of thousands of sign-ups to watch video lectures delivered by tweedy academics, some...

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UC Berkeley Student: Don’t Take President Obama at His Word

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 11:00am

It sounds like President Obama has offered an apology for misleading people about their ability to keep their healthcare plans under is new program.

However, University of California – Berkeley student Kevin Gu questions the wisdom of taking the President at is word…at any time on any subject.

In his campaign to pass...

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Student Body President at Northwestern Christian U. Announces He’s an Atheist

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:30am

Why would an atheist want to attend a Christian school? According to this student it was for the school’s communications program.

Billy Hallowell of The Blaze has the story.

‘I’m an Atheist’: Christian College Student Body President Reveals Shocking Secret in Op-Ed

Eric Fromm, student body president at Northwest Christian University, a faith-based college...

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College’s use of ‘queer’ as a gender choice on application draws complaint

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Posted by    Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:00am

The campus “diversity” drive across the country have expanded the number of genders beyond two, which has resulted in a formal complaint by one Pennsylvania man who recently filed a job application.

A job application listing “queer” as one of the gender choices for applicants prompted a Pennsylvania man to file a...

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U. Pennsylvania’s Conservative Students Start New Publication

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 5:00pm

The Statesman, the newest conservative student publication, has just opened for business at the University of Pennsylvania.

In April, a handful of freshmen decided that they were unhappy with the state of political discourse on campus.

Though Penn is home to various political groups,...

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Youth Unemployment Remains at 15.9%

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 3:30pm

According to the president’s plan, these are the people who will pay more for healthcare to finance older, sicker people.

How are they supposed to pay more for healthcare when they can’t even find jobs?

Nathan Harden, Editor of The College Fix reports.

Obama Fail: Youth Unemployment Remains High at 15.9%

Generation Opportunity released its...

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New “Zero Tolerance” Gun Policy Targets Nerf Guns

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 2:00pm

The administrators at Missouri State University just declared war on fun.

Toy nerf guns — the weapon of choice for students participating in Missouri State University’s semi-annual “Humans vs. Zombies” live-action game — may be the latest casualty of irrational anti-gun hysteria at American universities.

Humans vs. Zombies, a once-per-semester tradition at the...

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Education Philanthropist Has Had it With Higher Ed

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 12:30pm

Assad Meymandi is a psychiatrist, a scholar and someone who gives money to worthy causes. In a recent piece at the John William Pope Center, he explained his frustration with higher education.

The Sad State of Higher Education in America

America’s greatness is in danger, not because as a nation we are economically...

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Two Conservative Pundits to Speak at Washington College on America’s Future

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 11:00am

Washington College is hosting an event with prominent Maryland conservatives Dan Bongino and Brian Murphy.

Based on recent reports, one has to wonder what type of protest event they will encounter.

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Institute for Religion, Politics and Culture at Washington College will host prominent Maryland conservatives Dan Bongino and...

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Education Summit Used to Bash Republicans

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 9:30am

So a Democrat feels perfectly comfortable turning an education forum into a partisan hate fest. What does that tell you?

Spencer Irvine of Accuracy in Academia reports.

Education Summit Blasts Republicans

At a National Journal and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-sponsored event in a D.C. Grand Hyatt Hotel conference room, New Jersey Democratic Senator...

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UC Berkeley Student Government Banishes Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’

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Posted by    Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 8:00am

Earlier this year, we reported that the UCLA student government exiled phrase “illegal immigrant”.

Now, another California school is following suit:

The UC Berkeley student government has banned the term “illegal immigrant” from its discourse, deeming the phrase racist, offensive, unfair and derogatory.

In an unanimous vote, student senators passed a resolution that stated the...

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Survey Finds Some Good News for American Community Colleges

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 5:00pm

A new survey finds far fewer state systems experienced midyear budget cuts this year for American community colleges, even in this challenging economic environment.

However, the analysis also shows serious finance and capacity issues remain for these institutions.

The financial outlook for community colleges is improving, but the two-year college systems in many...

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Muslim Group at Washington U. Complains About Osama Bin Laden Halloween Costume

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 3:30pm

I’m going to go out on a limb here. Why is it offensive to make fun of Osama Bin Laden?

Brendan Marks of KMOV reported.

Wash U students’ Bin Laden costume sparks outrage

Some members of the Washington University Muslim community are voicing outrage after a group of students posted a picture to Facebook...

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Notre Dame Student: School Should Promote Culture of Marriage

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 2:00pm

The iconic Catholic school Notre Day seems to be promoting a “culture of tolerance” by participating in a “Coming Out Day.

Lilia Draime, a junior history major and Executive Editor of the student publication Irish Rover, says the...

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Wilmington College Frat Pledge Loses Testicle in Hazing Incident

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 12:30pm

Oof. That’s pretty serious.

The Smoking Gun reports. (Warning, graphic content.)

Fraternity Pledge Loses Testicle In Hazing Ritual

NOVEMBER 7–Ohio cops are investigating a college fraternity hazing incident that left a 19-year-old pledge short one testicle, records show.

Three Wilmington College students seeking induction...

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Kansas boy suspended from school for wearing purse

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:00am

One Kansas boy shows that one is never too young to engage in gender-based activism.

The mother of a Kansas teen who says he was suspended over refusing to take off his purse says her son was discriminated against because girls at the school are allowed to wear them, KCTV.com reports.

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Columbia University Housing Suffers Violent Home Invasion Style Robbery

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 9:30am

I wonder if any of the Columbia students were armed with their own guns? Just kidding.

Jen Chung of Gothamist reported.

Violent Home Invasion Robbery In Columbia University-Owned Housing

A group of men allegedly robbed residents—and assaulted one—in an apartment owned by Columbia University last night. Students later saw police detectives discussing where a...

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The Cornell Daily Sun: #1 Student Newspaper

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Posted by    Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:00am

Cornell looks like it has more than just great Clinical Law Professors.

Business Insider takes an in-depth look at The Cornell Daily Sun, which as been voted top student publication.

Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, is not known for providing an education in media: The Ivy League university has no academic journalism...

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Georgetown Has a Condom Bandit

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Posted by    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 6:30pm

As we’ve reported, a Georgetown law class requires students to work for a pro-abortion group.

Now, the school is trying to deal with one student who has an entirely different notion of sex-based activism:

Several envelopes stuffed with free condoms that some pro-choice students at the Catholic Georgetown University tape to their dorm-room doors have been hit...

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